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Published:Sunday | December 4, 2022 | 12:05 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator - -

There are few car companies that stick to their initial mantra, and the Suzuki Jimny is one of them. It is something that I love about the company in the same way that I like the fact that Porsche and Mini stick to their fundamental designs. These...

Published:Sunday | November 27, 2022 | 12:05 AMBy KRISTIN SHAW - -

Acura has brought the enthusiast favourite Integra nameplate back to the market after a two-decade hiatus. It now takes the form of a hatchback sedan rather than the hatchback coupe most people might remember. It offers roomy seating, standard...

Published:Sunday | November 20, 2022 | 12:09 AMMiles Branman - Contributor

Tesla, the first high-volume EV maker, was early to promise a zero-emission pickup, but it was Rivian, an American startup, that delivered the first mass-production EV truck. With impressive range, dazzling performance, and innovative features, the...

Published:Sunday | November 13, 2022 | 12:05 AM
Published:Sunday | November 13, 2022 | 12:05 AMMichael Cantu Edmunds - Contributor

Do some shopping for a new midsize sedan and you’ll find that just about every model provides high levels of comfort and the latest in technology and safety. But what if you also want it to be stylish and engaging to drive while also still being...

Published:Sunday | November 6, 2022 | 12:06 AM
Published:Sunday | November 6, 2022 | 12:06 AM

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union lawmakers and member countries reached a deal to ban the sale of new gasolene and diesel cars and vans by 2035. The deal EU negotiators sealed Thursday night is the first agreement of the bloc’s “Fit for 55” package,...

Published:Sunday | October 30, 2022 | 12:06 AMTOM KRISHER - AP Auto Writer

DETROIT (AP) All summer long, Aleen Hudson kept looking for a new minivan or SUV for her growing passenger shuttle service. She had a good credit rating and enough cash for a down payment. Yet dealerships in the Detroit area didn’t have any...

Published:Sunday | October 30, 2022 | 12:05 AM

We recently spotted this brand new 2022, Subaru WRX, which we are told is a custom order, at KIG showroom.

Published:Sunday | October 30, 2022 | 12:05 AMGlenroy Messam - Contributor

Grennell’s Driving school, located in Mona and Portmore, was recently awarded by the National Safety Council (NSC) in the United States. The company was recognised for its ‘Excellence in Driver Safety’, and owner Alphonso Grennell was also awarded...

Published:Sunday | October 23, 2022 | 12:08 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator -

I remember in the ‘80s when the term ‘SUV’ was not popular, yet the concept was displayed with vehicles like the Isuzu trooper and the Chevrolet Blazer that populated Jamaican roads. Suzuki saw the potential of this market, and in 1988, began...

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2022 | 12:05 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

Chinese auto manufacturers Great Wall Motors (GWM), in 2020, entered the competitive SUV market with the Haval Jolion. It is pronounced, Chu-li-an in its native tongue and is translated as ‘first love’. GWM is China’s largest producer of sports...

Published:Sunday | October 9, 2022 | 12:06 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

There seems to be a love affair developing with Jamaican auto dealers and Multi-Purpose Vehicles (MPV), perhaps it’s the fact that they are so closely priced to the respective flagship sedans of the various auto makers. This trend is also very...

Published:Sunday | October 2, 2022 | 12:07 AMToriann Ellis - -

Bencle Hibbert, the owner of Wheels and Wheels Auto Imports, is not your average entrepreneur as he prides himself on going above and beyond for his company. “When I started Wheels and Wheels in 1997, my water bill from the National Water...

Published:Sunday | October 2, 2022 | 12:07 AMBy Paul Glenroy Messam -

The purpose of the parking brake is to keep the motor vehicle in place while parked. “This brake can also be used in an emergency if the foot brake fails,” says Kurt Harding, an experienced St Andrew-based auto mechanic. In some cars, the parking...

Published:Sunday | September 25, 2022 | 12:05 AM
Published:Sunday | September 18, 2022 | 12:06 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

The 911, pronounced ‘nine eleven’, has become an iconic automotive design that is recognised globally and is associated with Porsche’s success. For this reason, they stuck with the shape and found ways to tweak it without upsetting their loyal...

Published:Sunday | September 18, 2022 | 12:06 AMGlenroy Messam - Contributor -

Defensive driving is all about saving lives, time, and precious money. Therefore, if all minibus drivers put into practice the rudiments of safe driving, it is likely that they would not be involved in a collision with another vehicle. In fact,...

Published:Sunday | September 11, 2022 | 12:05 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator - -

Porsche has never failed to incorporate the Caribbean and Latin America in the Porsche Experience events that are held in different countries across the world. The brand seems to be less focused on hype and more on creating meaningful experiences...

Published:Sunday | September 4, 2022 | 12:08 AM
Published:Sunday | September 4, 2022 | 12:08 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

BMW sees their 1 series as an entry-level vehicle to their established brand as the sentiments were shared at its launch in 2004. Now in its third generation, the model has ditched its station wagon-type design for a more sportback-type look. The...

Published:Sunday | August 28, 2022 | 12:05 AM
Published:Sunday | August 21, 2022 | 12:06 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

Kia has thrown away all manner of conservatism when it comes to the Carens design as they are willing to experiment and bring something different to the automotive market. As such, the layout of the lights and the overall front fascia don’t...

Published:Sunday | August 14, 2022 | 12:07 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Coordinator

With gas prices soaring higher each day, automotive manufacturers have been noticing a growing demand for more multipurpose vehicles (MPVs). These are usually seven seaters that place an emphasis on carrying a lot of persons in a comfortable manner...

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